therapy and research

this is part 1 of my musings on the connection between therapy and research. at its most basic, research is the act of systematically investigating a thing or process, systematically and carefully recording that process, and drawing conclusions. the system or method, the investigation itself, the recording and the drawing of conclusions are always tied… Continue reading therapy and research

mental illness and violence

most people have little reason to fear violence from people with mental illness, even in its most severe forms. historically, in the 1950s, mental illness carried great social stigma, especially linked with fear of unpredictable and violent behaviour. while there is greater public understanding of mental illness nowadays, paradoxically, the perception of people with psychosis… Continue reading mental illness and violence